The Senate Finance Committee this week will begin consideration of a $9 billion infusion to keep the U.S. Highway Trust Fund running through the end of the year.
President Barack Obama told top U.S. lawmakers that he won’t need additional congressional approval for the options he’s considering in response to the sectarian violence in Iraq.
Jennifer Day spends 12 percent of her monthly take-home pay on debt that funded a master’s degree in urban and regional planning, money she’d rather be saving toward a home.
U.S. Senate Republicans elected John Thune of South Dakota to become the third-ranking leader in a revision of their top team prompted by Senator Lamar Alexander’s decision to step aside.
Senator John Thune , a South Dakota Republican considering a presidential candidacy, said today he has no plans to challenge President Barack Obama in 2012.
"It does not fix the long-term problem, which ultimately we have to deal with."
- John Thune on Jul 10, 2014